Today's News

  • Saturday mail delivery may end



    To help stem the financial bleeding of the U.S. Postal Service, Postmaster General John E. Potter on Tuesday announced a plan that may lead to rate increases and an end to Saturday deliveries.

    The agency faces a $238 billion shortfall during the next decade as Americans increasingly opt for the Internet over the mail system.

    The Postal Service also must deal with increasing health care and delivery costs, according to a statement.

  • Lakewood teacher uses newspapers as a teaching tool



    STEPHENSBURG — For Ruthie Miller, newspapers aren’t just something she peruses as she sips her morning coffee. They’re a critical part of her job.

    Newspapers are incorporated into lessons on a daily basis in Miller’s second-grade classroom.

    “I use them in every subject,” Miller said.

  • March 2, 2010: Obituaries

    Dereke Anthony Chism Dereke Anthony Chism, 24, of Guston, died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010. Survivors include his mother, Debbie Barr Hurt; his stepfather, Mike Hurt; and his father, Timothy Chism. The funeral Mass is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Payneville with burial in the church cemetery.  Visitation is from 1 to 9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at

  • Locals feel strain from Senate stalemate



    HARDIN COUNTY —  A stalemate in the U.S. Senate over a 30-day extension of unemployment and health benefits for more than 1 million Americans was broken Tuesday night, but as of Monday had resulted in cuts to federal benefits for thousands, stalled highway projects and trimmed Medicare reimbursements for doctors.

  • Third-time offender admits growing pot

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    ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown man convicted previously of marijuana-related crimes admitted Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court to growing the illegal plant at his Hawkins Drive home last year.

  • Conference is ‘A Family Affair’



    RADCLIFF — All Nations Worship Ministries in Radcliff will present a four-day event that gives the opportunity for families to bridge together for a conference that caters to the family as a whole.

    Organizer Tanya Seabrooks said there are many conferences for men, women and children separately but they wanted to have a conference directed at families as a whole.

    The Thursday-Sunday conference is called Focus on the Family, It’s a Family Affair.   

  • Happy homecoming



    HARDIN COUNTY — Christopher Wilborn was hoping to find some warmer weather during a planned visit to Kentucky last weekend.

    The 33-year-old is looking for homes in the Hardin County area now that he has been named executive director of the United Way of Central Kentucky — a prodigal son story, only Wilborn’s path has brought him success instead of destitution.

  • Photo: State of reflection
  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION TOURNAMENT: North Hardin falls to Marion County (03/02)


  • Some interests dribble from parent to child


    After five years of playing soccer, my son Benjamin finally gave in and tried Jr. Pro basketball to the delight of his soccer-experience challenged mother.

    While I went to his soccer games and cheered from the sidelines offering a nugget of advice from time to time like “get the ball,” I was out of my sports league and it showed. Benjamin, on the other hand, picked up the sport and had fun. Maybe more so without “helpful” coaching from his mom on the sidelines.